Camp begins with full house
23rd July 2021
The first day of the camp for the season 2021-22 got off to a spirited start with the players fresh and eager to push the boundaries. All members in the probables attended the camp except those on the National team and Golam Mustafa and Sujit Kr Yadav who are indisposed.
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya made a surprise visit and discussed some finer points with the think tank and gave pep talk to the players.
The squad began training at 6.30 am and the drill went on for the next two hours. Senior Bengal cricketer and now Minister of State for Affairs of Sports and Youth Manoj Tiwari did indoor rehab, while the rest of the group went through the practice regimen today.
Talking about the forthcoming season Chief Coach Arun Lal said: "We have finally started another season and fitness camp is on. First day it's very heartening to see the efforts put in. Of course there will be a little time before they reach to their peak. What I have seen is the intensity and desire; it's very encouraging. That's what we want. We want to do our best. We want to try winning trophies for our state and that is the prime motivation behind the intensity. Everybody needs to keep in mind that we here to perform as a team and perform really really well, do best of our potential. If we carry this on, this intensity, this will, desire I am very hopeful for this team."
"Thank you CAB for this opportunity. It's an honor and privilege for me to be assistant coach of the state team. There is only one goal and that is to win trophies and we have got very talented bunch of boys for that. We have to work hard, utilize the sessions well, have to practice well in the nets and if we can play accordingly too, I believe this team will win lot of glories for the state," said Assistant Coach Sourashsis Lahiri.
The camp will go on for a fortnight from today.
CAB MEDIA DESK